A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Thousands of people made homeless by the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti must be relocated due to the high risks of mudslides and other disasters in their current locations when the rainy season begins.
The Haiti government has identified a new site, Corail Cesselesse, to be used for this resettlement, giving aid agencies and Haitians little advance notice. Oxfam has been working hard to get the site ready for the first people to arrive, installing latrines, showers and water bladders. We have hired 200 Haitians in the last month to help with this work.
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